Which Countries Produce the Most Vanilla?

Spices, Aromatic, Drug And Pharmaceutical Crops February 10, 2017
Author: Anna Sergeeva
Market Analyst

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The global production of vanilla was estimated at 9,057 tonnes in 2015, an increase of 194 tonnes against the figure for 2013, and 747 tonnes (or 8%) less than the peak production level recorded on the global vanilla market in 2011.

Both the harvested area and yield of vanilla have been relatively stable over the last four years. In 2015, the planted acreage of vanilla amounted to 83.5 thousand Ha, an increase of 1% against the figure for the previous year. In 2015, the yield of vanilla dropped to 1,070 Hg/Ha.

According to market research conducted by IndexBox, the countries with the largest production of vanilla in absolute volumes were Indonesia (3,374 tonnes), Madagascar (3,136 tonnes), and, distantly, Mexico (448 tonnes), Papua New Guinea (446 tonnes), China (351 tonnes), India (270 tonnes), Tongo (189 tonnes), Turkey (177 tonnes) and Uganda (128 tonnes).

The most notable rate of growth in vanilla production amongst the main producing countries from 2007 to 2015 was attained by India (+3.8% per year), Tonga (+2.9% per year) and Madagascar (+2.1% per year), while the other five global leaders experienced negative paces of growth. China (-15.5%) and Uganda (-14.5%) illustrated the lowest annual growth rates.

Top 10 countries producing the most vanilla in 2015

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Source: World: Vanilla - Market Report. Analysis And Forecast To 2025